The annual Blessing of the Athletes will take place on Sunday, September 23rd at the 10:30 am Mass. Athletes are welcome to come in their uniforms.
Our Children’s Choir is in need of many new members. Several are leaving as Teenagers. Please consider your child up to age 12 as a potential member. We practice twice monthly and sing once each month. We will begin practice on Friday, September 21st at 6:30p.m. in the church and Practice again on … [Read more…]
CCD Orientation/First Day for parents and students takes place Sunday, September 16th, 11:15a.m. at the Social Center Confirmation first meeting for parents and students will take place September 23rd, 5:00p.m. at the Church.
Attention Crafters….. The Holy Name Annual Christmas Bazaar continues! This year’s date is Saturday, November 17, 2018, 10:00a.m. until 4:00p.m. As always, this wonderful fair takes place at our Social Center. Crafters applications are now being accepted. Please call Peggy Pellerin at 413-739-1072 for applications and information. Again there will be a “Treasures” Table, for … [Read more…]
Holy Name will have a 6U and a 8U team in the Instruction League at St. Catherine’s this fall. 6U born on or after 1/1/2012 (Coach – Katie Plante) 8U born on or after 1/1/2010 (Coach – Dan Morrissey) Holy Name is also planning a 10U team in the Springfield Youth Soccer League this fall. … [Read more…]
Friday, August 17 2018 My dear friends, Like all of you, I am outraged and deeply saddened by recent news reports outlining past failures by the church and its leadership to protect against the abuse of children and young adults. While the recounting of these tragic actions can be disheartening and painful, it is important … [Read more…]
“We Need You! (Yes, You!)” Please consider sharing your faith with the youth of our Parish. Assistance at all levels is needed. We need catechists, classroom aids and substitutes. Join us this fall–we all have something to offer! Registration forms for all grades (K-11) are available at all entrances of the church and at … [Read more…]
Wednesday, August 15th, is the Feast of the Assumption of Our Lady, and it is a holy day of obligation. Mass will be celebrated at 8:15a.m. and 5:30p.m.
You are invited to a parish “Meet and Greet” get-together at the social center next weekend for Fr. David Aufiero, who comes to us from St. Mark’s Parish in Pittsfield. There will be two opportunities to meet “Fr. Dave”, the first being after the 4:30p.m. Mass next Saturday (August 18th), and the second on Sunday … [Read more…]
This is Fr. Mark’s last week at Holy Name, and we send him off with sadness to see him go, but even more with well wishes for a truly happy and healthy retirement!! He is staying in the area, so we will get to see him on occasion. Fr. Mark, we wish you only … [Read more…]